New Research project on FGM and language – how the way in which we communicate about safeguarding issues and the choices we make when doing so affect the understanding and buy-in of the entire school community There are many specific safeguarding issues that we need to ensure our staff body receive training on and that… Continue reading Opportunity for secondary schools to be involved in a new research project on FGM and language
In this blog post Jo Perrin, Safeguarding Adviser at Services For Education will be looking at safeguarding in our every day lives. For years in the world of safeguarding we have understood what risks, signs and symptoms to look out for which might indicate a child is at risk of significant harm. We know that,… Continue reading “Contextual Safeguarding”
For those of us working in the fields of Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE), September 2020 promised a lot. For the first time, Relationships (Sex – for secondary schools) and Health Education was to be mandatory, the statutory guidance was issued and schools were preparing to plan and… Continue reading It’s Time for PSHE and RSE to Step into the Limelight…
In this blog post Jo Perrin, Safeguarding Adviser at Services For Education will be revisiting principles of online safety for pupils and families and safer working practices for staff. If you have any concerns or need any advice regarding safeguarding and the topics we are covering, please contact us at email@example.com and someone will get… Continue reading Online Safety : 9 Important Reminders For Teachers
By now, homeschooling might have lost some of its novelty – for your child(ren) and for you. Maybe you’ve settled into a nice routine? Maybe you’ve realised you missed your true vocation in life? (I’m sure the recruitment drive for new teachers will continue once we’re back to our old routines if so!). Or perhaps,… Continue reading 6 Important Considerations For Parents Who Are Homeschooling
For teachers, working from home brings about a new, unusual set of challenges. Where do you even start? Some parents will be clamouring for you to provide detailed study content for their children; lesson plans with clearly defined outcomes and opportunities for assessment… But whilst it’s really important we focus on children’s learning and are… Continue reading 7 Important Considerations for Teachers Setting Work for Children to Complete at Home
Not sure where to start when it comes to parent and pupil consultations? You’re not the only one. With the introduction of statutory relationships and health education for primary schools only a matter of months away, many schools will now be focusing on the development of their policies and schemes of work for September. Some… Continue reading 6 Guidelines to Help Lead Your Statutory Relationships and Health Education Consultation Process
The last guidance for schools to deliver an essential curriculum area was published 18 years ago… thankfully things are about to change.
Find out more in this blog post.